Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Three of Apple and Google’s former star chip designers launch NUVIA with $53M in series A funding – TechCrunch

Silicon is apparently the new gold these days, or so VCs hope. What was once a no-go zone for…

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch

This ride-hailing PR pitch shows platforms and digital campaign ‘dark arts’ want democracy to be pay to play – TechCrunch

The ONNX format becomes the newest Linux Foundation project – TechCrunch

Amazon and Google double down on hands-free recipes to help sell their smart displays – TechCrunch

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ – TechCrunch

John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project ‘before I get too old’ – TechCrunch

AWS, Salesforce join forces with Linux Foundation on Cloud Information Model – TechCrunch

Freshworks raises $150M Series H on $3.5B valuation – TechCrunch

Atlassian expands Jira Service Desk beyond IT teams – TechCrunch

Facebook says government demands for user data are at a record high – TechCrunch

Google to offer checking accounts in partnership with banks starting next year – TechCrunch

The AI stack that’s changing retail personalization – TechCrunch

Lawyers hate timekeeping. Ping raises $13M to fix it with AI – TechCrunch

D2C companies deliver customer delight and simplicity – TechCrunch

Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands, and… outfits – TechCrunch

Facebook finally lets you banish nav bar tabs & red dots – TechCrunch

Amazon to open its first non-Whole Foods grocery store in 2020 – TechCrunch

Instagram to test hiding Like counts in US, which could hurt influencers – TechCrunch

Ex-Facebook CPO Chris Cox now advises on climate & campaign tech – TechCrunch

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Know your startup’s value so you can communicate it to investors – TechCrunch

Know your startup’s value so you can communicate it to investors – TechCrunch

Blair Silverberg Contributor Blair Silverberg is co-Founder and CEO of Capital, a financial services company using technology to accelerate…

Microsoft announces its xCloud streaming service and a truckload of new games are coming in 2020 – TechCrunch

The new AirFly Pro is the perfect travel buddy for your AirPods Pro – TechCrunch

Apple Research app arrives on iPhone and Apple Watch with three opt-in health studies – TechCrunch

Salesforce announces it’s moving Marketing Cloud to Microsoft Azure – TechCrunch

Meet Apple’s new MacBook Pro – TechCrunch

GitHub launches a mobile app, smarter notifications and improved code search – TechCrunch

HBO’s former CEO said to be in talks with Apple TV+ for an exclusive production deal – TechCrunch

The case against Grace Hopper Celebration – TechCrunch

Pan-African e-tailer Jumia grows 3Q revenue, e-payments, and losses – TechCrunch

Mozilla partners with Intel, Red Hat and Fastly to take WebAssembly beyond the browser – TechCrunch

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales top $38 billion – TechCrunch

Twitter drafts a deepfake policy that would label and warn, but not always remove, manipulated media – TechCrunch

Apple’s star-studded ‘Morning Show’ gets off to a bumpy-but-promising start – TechCrunch

Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes – TechCrunch

Microsoft uses AI to diagnose cervical cancer faster in India – TechCrunch

A look at the top trends exciting NYC’s consumer VCs – TechCrunch

How Microsoft is trying to become more innovative – TechCrunch

Former Twitter employees charged with spying – TechCrunch

Older Samsung smart TVs to lose Netflix support next month – TechCrunch

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Adobe announces GA of customer data platform – TechCrunch

Adobe announces GA of customer data platform – TechCrunch

The customer data platform (CDP) is the newest tool in the customer experience arsenal as big companies try to…

Moveworks snags $75M Series B to resolve help desk tickets with AI – TechCrunch

Motorola throws back to the future with a foldable Razr reboot – TechCrunch

Messaging app Wire confirms $8.2M raise, responds to privacy concerns after moving holding company to the US – TechCrunch

Mirantis acquires Docker Enterprise – TechCrunch

Apple’s Mac Pro ships in December with maximum 8TB of storage – TechCrunch

These sneakers vibrate – TechCrunch

Samsung’s Space Monitor is handsome and minimal — if you have the desk for it – TechCrunch

Facebook wants you to pay people on Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp with Facebook Pay – TechCrunch

Facebook pilloried over iPhone ‘secret camera access’ bug – TechCrunch

Work collaboration startup Notion Labs cozies up to Silicon Valley’s top accelerators – TechCrunch

Loop Returns picks up $10 million in Series A led by FirstMark Capital – TechCrunch

Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit – TechCrunch

Smartphone maker Realme is taking India and other emerging markets by storm – TechCrunch

Adidas backpedals on robotic shoe production with Speedfactory closures – TechCrunch

Salesforce Ventures invested $300M in Automattic while Salesforce was building a CMS – TechCrunch

Vape lung ‘breakthrough’ suggests lethal culprit in THC products could be vitamin E acetate – TechCrunch

I ran digital ads for a presidential campaign, and Twitter is right to ban them – TechCrunch

This robotic arm slows down to avoid the uncanny valley – TechCrunch

DNA testing startup Veritas Genetics confirms data breach – TechCrunch

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Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa in close fight for president, early vote count shows

Sri Lanka’s Rajapaksa in close fight for president, early vote count shows

Election officials, assisted by Sri Lankan police officer, arrive with a ballot box to a counting center, after the voting ended during the presidential election day, in Colombo in Colombo, Sri Lanka November 16, 2019.…

Donald Trump visits hospital for unscheduled two-hour medical checkup | US news

Donald Trump visits hospital for unscheduled two-hour medical checkup | US news

Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical. The appointment wasn’t on…

UN envoy meets with Bolivia’s interim president amid crisis – National

UN envoy meets with Bolivia’s interim president amid crisis – National

Bolivia‘s interim president met with a U.N. envoy to discuss the country’s crisis Saturday, a day after security forces fired on supporters of former President Evo Morales in a clash that killed eight people and…

Mobile

Instagram tests hiding Like counts globally – TechCrunch

Instagram tests hiding Like counts globally – TechCrunch

Instagram is making Like counts private for some users everywhere. Instagram tells TechCrunch the hidden Likes test is expanding to…

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next year – TechCrunch

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next year – TechCrunch

Disney plans to bring its on-demand video streaming service to India and some Southeast Asian markets as soon as the…

New NASA app puts you in the pilot’s seat of Boeing’s Starliner or SpaceX’s Crew Dragon – TechCrunch

New NASA app puts you in the pilot’s seat of Boeing’s Starliner or SpaceX’s Crew Dragon – TechCrunch

NASA has a new app (or web-based game, if you’re on desktop) that provides a simplified simulation of what it’s…

Yahoo Japan and Line are reportedly going to merge – TechCrunch

Yahoo Japan and Line are reportedly going to merge – TechCrunch

According to Nikkei, messaging app Line and Yahoo Japan are about to merge and form a single tech company. Despite…

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

Return of the Mack – TechCrunch

In poker, complacency is a quiet killer. It can steal your forward momentum bit by bit, using the warm glow…

Minecraft Earth is live, so get tapping – TechCrunch

Minecraft Earth is live, so get tapping – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s big experiment in real-world augmented reality gaming, Minecraft Earth, is live now for players in North America, the U.K.,…

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Instagram Stories launches TikTok clone Reels in Brazil – TechCrunch

Instagram is launching a video-music remix feature to finally fight back against Chinese social rival TikTok. Instagram Reels lets you…

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music – TechCrunch

This July, Facebook announced a new division called NPE Team which would build experimental consumer-facing apps, allowing the company to…

Popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners – TechCrunch

Popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners – TechCrunch

Security researchers have found several popular Android phones can be tricked into snooping on their owners by exploiting a weakness…

iOS 13.2.2 fixes bug that kills your background apps prematurely – TechCrunch

iOS 13.2.2 fixes bug that kills your background apps prematurely – TechCrunch

Does it feel like your iPhone is being a little quick to shut down apps running in the background lately?…

T-Mobile sugar-coats Sprint merger with promises of free data — but only if it’s approved – TechCrunch

T-Mobile sugar-coats Sprint merger with promises of free data — but only if it’s approved – TechCrunch

The planned $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint has been approved by the Justice Department and the FCC, but…

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

Spotify’s podcasting app Anchor now helps you make trailers – TechCrunch

Spotify’s simple podcasting suite, Anchor, is today introducing a new feature designed to help creators promote their podcast: trailers. On…

With $6.5M in funding, Aircam offers a fast, easy way to share photos at events – TechCrunch

With $6.5M in funding, Aircam offers a fast, easy way to share photos at events – TechCrunch

Aircam is a new startup that allows anyone to get instant access to pictures taken by professional photographers at weddings,…

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Tinder’s interactive video series ‘Swipe Night’ is going international next year – TechCrunch

Tinder’s big experiment with interactive content — the recently launched in-app series called Swipe Night — was a success. According to Tinder parent company…

Apple refreshes its privacy site with new technical whitepapers – TechCrunch

Apple refreshes its privacy site with new technical whitepapers – TechCrunch

For the fourth year in a row, Apple has updated its privacy pages. Every year the tech giant’s refreshes the…

FCC approves T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite serious concerns – TechCrunch

FCC approves T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite serious concerns – TechCrunch

The FCC has given its stamp of approval to T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger, saying the deal will “enhance competition”…

AT&T will pay $60 million over fake unlimited data ‘bait and switch scam’ – TechCrunch

AT&T will pay $60 million over fake unlimited data ‘bait and switch scam’ – TechCrunch

AT&T is being punished at last for its shady claims of plans with “unlimited data” but were in reality nothing…

Huawei calls hackers to Munich for secret bug bounty meeting – TechCrunch

Huawei calls hackers to Munich for secret bug bounty meeting – TechCrunch

Chinese tech giant Huawei has asked some of the world’s best phone hackers to a secret meeting in Munich later…

Brazilian mobile phone insurance technology startup Pitzi is now worth over $100 million – TechCrunch

Brazilian mobile phone insurance technology startup Pitzi is now worth over $100 million – TechCrunch

With roughly one million customers across Brazil and a new round of financing, the mobile phone insurance provider Pitzi now…

Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunch

Gradeup raises $7M to expand its online exam preparation platform to smaller Indian cities and towns – TechCrunch

Gradeup, an edtech startup in India that operates an exam preparation platform for undergraduate and postgraduate level courses, has raised…

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Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage – TechCrunch

Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage – TechCrunch

Jessica Alter Contributor Jessica Alter is co-founder and chairman of Tech for Campaigns, an organization building the lasting tech and…

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Alpaca nabs $6M for stocks API so anyone can build a Robinhood – TechCrunch

Stock trading app Robinhood is valued at $7.6 billion, but it only operates in the US. Freshly-funded fintech startup Alpaca…

Every startup is a bank–or wants to be – TechCrunch

Every startup is a bank–or wants to be – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we…

Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups – TechCrunch

Corporate, public investments spur interest in Pacific Northwest startups – TechCrunch

Cities have always been America’s centers of power, driving the economy forward through competition. But now, they’re ceasing to lead…

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook – TechCrunch

The third session of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation, a multi-nation body comprised of global legislators with concerns about…

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Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is an AI-powered photo editor for your phone – TechCrunch

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is an AI-powered photo editor for your phone – TechCrunch

Instagram and Snapchat have changed the way people look at photo editing. What was once a…

Adobe launches Photoshop for iPad – TechCrunch

TikTok expands its influence to third-party apps with new developer program – TechCrunch

AI in E-Commerce: Risk or Competitive Advantage?

Mario Kart Tour will test real-time multiplayer in December – TechCrunch

Google Maps Incognito mode starts rolling out for Android users – TechCrunch

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences – TechCrunch

Apple Card users can now finance iPhone purchases for 24 months, interest-free – TechCrunch

Facebook shares rise on strong Q3, users up 2% to 2.45B – TechCrunch

Spotify launches a dedicated Kids app for Premium Family subscribers – TechCrunch

Samsung teases a clamshell foldable form factor – TechCrunch

LA-based gaming studio Scopely raises $200M at a $1.7B valuation – TechCrunch

Facebook staff demand Zuckerberg limit lies in politcal ads – TechCrunch

Why Design Thinking Will Save Businesses From Themselves

Here’s what the Pixel 4’s radar chip looks like – TechCrunch

GameClub offers mobile gaming’s greatest hits for $5 per month – TechCrunch

Mobile banking app Current raises $20M Series B, tops half a million users – TechCrunch

Netflix launches $4 mobile-only monthly plan in Malaysia – TechCrunch

Streaming service Quibi sells out of its $150M in first-year ad inventory – TechCrunch

OnePlus’ second 5G phone will be a T-Mobile exclusive – TechCrunch

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AWS announces new savings plans to reduce complexity of reserved instances – TechCrunch

AWS announces new savings plans to reduce complexity of reserved instances – TechCrunch

Reserved instances (RIs) have provided a mechanism for companies, who expect to use a certain level…

Yandex is now testing a self-driving sidewalk cargo delivery robot – TechCrunch

Solar based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria – TechCrunch

Amazon is planning a $40M robotics hub near Boston – TechCrunch

Cyber-skills platform Immersive Labs raises $40M in North America expansion – TechCrunch

Echo Studio is Amazon’s lower-cost answer to the HomePod – TechCrunch

Neo4j introduces new cloud service to simplify building a graph database – TechCrunch

Coveo raises $227M at $1B+ valuation for AI-based enterprise search and personalization – TechCrunch

ZenHub adds roadmapping to its GitHub project management tool – TechCrunch

The 7 most important announcements from Microsoft Ignite – TechCrunch

CTO.ai’s developer shortcuts eliminate coding busywork – TechCrunch

Ben Horowitz on shocking rules and dramatic object lessons – TechCrunch

Sumo Logic acquires JASK to fill security operations gap – TechCrunch

Volterra announces $50M investment to manage apps in hybrid environment – TechCrunch

Robocorp announces $5.6M seed to bring open source option to RPA – TechCrunch

Cortana wants to be your personal executive assistant and read your emails to you, too – TechCrunch

Microsoft Teams gets Yammer integration, secure private channels, and more – TechCrunch

Amazon now sells movie tickets in India – TechCrunch

New Relic snags early stage serverless monitoring startup IOpipe – TechCrunch

Facebook sues OnlineNIC for domain name fraud associated with malicious activity – TechCrunch

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Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah – TechCrunch

Twitter suspends accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah – TechCrunch

Twitter suspended several accounts affiliated with Hamas and Hezbollah over the weekend after being repeatedly asked…

An interview with economist Thomas Philippon, author of ‘The Great Reversal’ – TechCrunch

How Europe overtook the U.S. in championing free markets – TechCrunch

Microsoft Azure gets into ag tech with the preview of FarmBeats – TechCrunch

Adobe’s Fresco drawing app is now available on Windows – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser gets new privacy features, will be generally available January 15 – TechCrunch

You can now use Azure to manage resources anywhere, including on AWS and Google Cloud – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics bridges the gap between data lakes and warehouses – TechCrunch

Apple commits $2.5 billion to address California’s housing crisis and homelessness issues – TechCrunch

Adobe is bringing Illustrator to the iPad in 2020 – TechCrunch

Microsoft launches the first public preview of its Fluid Framework for collaborative editing – TechCrunch

Adobe Photoshop arrives on the iPad – TechCrunch

TikTok stumbles in the US and Huawei shipments continue to surge – TechCrunch

Airbnb to ban ‘party houses’ in wake of Halloween shooting that left 5 dead – TechCrunch

iOS 13 complaints, Q3 trends, App Store ratings bug – TechCrunch

Los Angeles-based BuildOps, subcontracting software for real estate, raises $5.8 million – TechCrunch

Apple TV+ now live, with one year free for new iOS, Apple TV and Mac purchases – TechCrunch

Twitter says government demands for user data continue to rise – TechCrunch

Hackers can steal the contents of Horde webmail inboxes with one click – TechCrunch

Twitter is banning political ads – TechCrunch

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Former Adviser Says Heard Nothing Illegal During Trump's Conversation With Zelensky

Former Adviser Says Heard Nothing Illegal During Trump's Conversation With Zelensky

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Tim Morrison says he did not hear anything illegal during President Trump’s call…

Two New Testimonies Put Sondland At Center Of Trump Ukraine Block

Bushfires conditions worsen in east and west Australia

Britain’s Prince Andrew ‘categorically’ denies sex claims

White House budget official tells impeachment probe about holdup of Ukraine military aid

Artist Nan Goldin leads die-in at V&A over use of Sackler name | Art and design

Transcript: Prince Andrew on the Epstein scandal | UK news

Newly released transcripts show U.S. ambassador Sondland central to block of Ukraine aid – National

WATCH hundreds of drones create dreamlike spectral PLANES at Chinese air show — RT World News

Prince Andrew denies claims of Epstein accuser in rare interview

Large U.S. study goes against ‘common wisdom’ on need for heart procedures – National

Thousands rally in support of Venezuela’s opposition leader Guaido – National

5 members of San Diego family dead in apparent murder-suicide – National

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Lebanon’s Safadi withdraws candidacy to be PM, urges Hariri for the post

Yellow vest protests: More than 100 arrested as violence returns to Paris

what really happened to the 60 Minutes crew in Kiribati

Canadian government ‘concerned’ about deaths, violence in Bolivia – National

Czechs Use Velvet Revolution Anniversary to Pressure Leader